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Devanei Hampton


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6-3 Forward/Center - California

Pac 10 Player of the Year (2007); First-team All-Pac-10 selection (06-08); Candidate for the State Farm Wade Trophy, Wooden Award and Naismith Trophy (2008); Pac-10 all-tournament team (2008); Pac 10 Player of the Week (three); Honorable mention Kodak/WBCA and AP All-American (2007); Pac 10 All Freshman Squad (2006).
Career Averages: 15.3 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 1 bpg, 47.6% FG, 53.5% FT
Senior Season: 8.7 ppg, 5.9 rpg, 0.4 bpg, 45.8% FG, 59% FT
WNBA Comparison:                                                WDN Score: 1                   WDN Rank: 50

Strengths: A very physical player; nice footwork in low post situations; aggressive off the dribble; can easily create her own shots; solid rebounder; good passer out of double teams; strong with back to the basket; a very ahtletically gifted player on both ends; makes smart decisions; always aggressive and has shown that she can carry her team;
Weaknesses: Might need to add range to her game; not as active on defense as she could be; a bit undersized if she plays center in the WNBA; not a good free throw shooter; prone to foul trouble; often out of control off the dribble, leading to possible offensive fouls; prone to high number of turnovers, especially with traveling; needs to work on free throw shooting; not really a strong defensive presense; multiple knee injuries have taken their toll, as evidenced by decreased scoring ability and the tendency to "play with fear"